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Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a public institution. Milwaukee is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

3,616 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,167 Avg In-State Tuition

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Milwaukee Area Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MATC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Best Value Electronics Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Dental Support Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Health/Medical Admin Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#70 Best Value Allied Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#100 Best Value Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#126 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MATC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Audio Engineering Technology Schools College Factual
#1 Best Value Colleges for Audio Engineering Technology College Factual
#1 Best Audio Engineering Technology Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#8 Best Value Colleges for Mental & Social Health Services College Factual
#13 Best Value Colleges for Culinary Arts College Factual
#23 Best Mental & Social Health Services Associate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is Milwaukee Area Technical College?

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Contact details for MATC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 700 W State St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443
Phone: 414-297-6370
Website: matc.edu/

Can I Afford MATC?

$4,167 In-State Tuition
37% Take Out Loans
19.4% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time MATC students paid $158 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $227 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,167 $6,251
Fees $563 $563
Books and Supplies $2,520 $2,520

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MATC, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $5,172 a year. That adds up to $20,688 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MATC is 19.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Milwaukee Area Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,616 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,618 undergraduate students at MATC, with 3,616 being full-time and 9,002 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 3,616 full-time undergraduates at MATC, 46% are male and 54% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Milwaukee Area Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 248
Black or African American 887
Hispanic or Latino 726
White 1,406
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 318

Over 40 countries are represented at MATC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Milwaukee Area Technical College

8,358 Took All Classes Online
10,611 Took At Least One Class Online
133.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 10,611 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MATC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 3rd most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of MATC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Milwaukee Area Technical College was 133.0%. This is the #286 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at MATC regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MATC ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MATC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health Care Management #23
Health & Medical Administrative Services #68

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Milwaukee Area Technical College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 247 0 0 247
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 140 140
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 64 0 6 70
Electrician 0 0 64 64
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 0 54 0 54
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 14 16 20 50
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 41 0 0 41
Pipefitting/Pipefitter & Sprinkler Fitter 0 0 38 38
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 37 37
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 30 0 30
Audio Engineering Technology 15 14 0 29
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 26 0 26
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking 0 0 24 24
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 4 18 22
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 19 0 0 19
Dental Assisting/Assistant 19 0 0 19
Welding Technology/Welder 0 9 10 19
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 0 18 18
Physical Therapy Assistant 0 18 0 18
Radiologist Assistant 0 18 0 18
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 0 12 6 18
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 5 12 0 17
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 0 17 17
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 17 0 17
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 2 13 0 15
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 0 15 0 15
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 15 0 0 15
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 0 0 15 15
Medical Reception/Receptionist 14 0 0 14
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, & Dining Room Management/Manager 14 0 0 14
Funeral Direction/Service 0 14 0 14
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 3 0 9 12
Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist 12 0 0 12
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller 7 0 4 11
Barbering/Barber 0 0 11 11
Laboratory Technician 0 10 0 10
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk 9 0 0 9
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 0 9 0 9
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Management & Recycling Technology 0 8 0 8
Surgical Technology 0 8 0 8
Communications Systems Installation & Repair Technology 0 0 8 8
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 8 8
Lineworker 0 0 7 7
Health Care Management 0 7 0 7
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 0 7 7
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 0 0 7 7
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 0 0 7 7
Glazier 0 0 6 6
Painting/Painter & Wall Coverer 0 0 6 6
Mason/Masonry 5 0 0 5
Civil Engineering Technology 0 5 0 5
Biomedical Technology 0 5 0 5
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 0 4 0 4
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician 4 0 0 4
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician 4 0 0 4
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 4 4
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 3 0 3
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 3 0 0 3
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 0 2 2
Appliance Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 2 0 0 2
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 0 0 2 2
Cabinetmaking & Millwork 0 0 2 2
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 1 0 1
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 0 0 0 0
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Surveying Technology/Surveying 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Anesthesiologist Assistant 0 0 0 0
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 0 0 0
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician 0 0 0 0
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 0 0 0 0
Metal Fabricator 0 0 0 0
Tool & Die Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 518 332 503 1,353

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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